Tag Archives: used pianos

2018 NAMM Afterthought

[caption id="attachment_2786" align="alignnone" width="300"] Fazioli Grand in NAMM[/caption] The first piano was invented in Florence, Italy in 1700 by Bartolomeo Cristofori. Since then pianos have evolved many times over the decades in shape, size, features, and functions. Some of these changes have increased the quality of sound,...

Should Your Students Be Memorizing for Recitals?

[caption id="attachment_2783" align="alignnone" width="300"] Should Your Students Be Memorizing for Recitals?[/caption] Is it more important for students to learn to play from memory or sight reading? There are varied opinions depending on which music teacher you ask.  This is more so for piano learners where performing classical...

6 Steps to Improve Sight Reading

[caption id="attachment_2780" align="alignnone" width="300"] How to Improve Sight Reading[/caption] Most students just starting out are apprehensive about sight reading. While the fear may be unfounded, sight reading takes time to muster, and even experienced musicians will have a hard time performing some difficult music pieces by sight...

What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?

[caption id="attachment_2763" align="alignnone" width="300"] What are the Differences Between Performance & Consumer Graded Pianos?[/caption] Many people are surprised to learn that some grand pianos can cost as much as a supercar.  With some performance grand pianos costing as much as $150,000, there is a world of difference...

How and Where to Sell Your Piano

[caption id="attachment_2385" align="alignnone" width="300"] Thinking to sell your piano?[/caption]   As a prized possession with an emotional attachment, a piano is a tricky item to sell. You watched your children learn Bach on it, you played it for calm in troubled times and you entertained guests on it....

A-Geyer Piano Brand – A Product of Passion and Expertise

[caption id="attachment_2350" align="alignnone" width="300"] German Designed piano since 1877[/caption] What goes into making the ideal piano? For A-Geyer, it takes passion, expertise, and over a decade of experience studying the best piano practices from all over the world. A-Geyer pianos have been setting the standard in the...

Has Your Piano Been Damaged by Water?

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, several piano owners have to contend with instruments damaged by water in differing extents.   A piano suffers water damage if the water level rises beyond the piano case.  The piano becomes hard to restore if the strings action and soundboard...

What Piano Lessons Can Adults Learn for the First Time Effectively?

[caption id="attachment_2311" align="alignnone" width="300"] Adult Piano Lessons[/caption] It’s never too late for anybody to learn to play piano. The beginner lessons are not for kids and the young ones alone. Adults, including seniors or the retirees too, can learn some lessons effectively. When you consider that there are 88...

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